[CentOS-devel] CentOS Streams q&a

Matthew Miller

mattdm at mattdm.org
Mon Sep 30 16:39:05 UTC 2019

On Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 01:48:55PM -0700, Troy Dawson wrote:
> > > with CentOS 8.  Would alternative desktops such as MATE (or KDE, etc.)
> > > continue to be published via the EPEL repository, or could new packages
> > > be introduced via "streams"?  How does the contribution model for
> > > streams differ from EPEL packagers?
> > Ignoring lots of the "we haven't built it yet" mechanics, contributing
> > to a SIG or EPEL should be reasonably similar. There may be guidelines
> > or policy variance, but that should be about it.
> Anyway, what I'm saying is that I'd much rather desktops stay in EPEL
> rather than be pulled into CentOS streaming, and then possibly RHEL.

I think the ideal state here is that EPEL packages and modules are easily
and seamlessly available in CentOS Stream.

Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
Fedora Project Leader

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